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Fiddlers Grove Fridays gets under way Fiddlers Grove Fridays gets under way

Pat Pentecost-Chojnacki worked on cleaning shelves Thursday in the Fiddlers Grove General Store.

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  • Fiddlers Grove Fridays gets under way Fiddlers Grove Fridays gets under way

    Pat Pentecost-Chojnacki worked on cleaning shelves Thursday in the Fiddlers Grove General Store.

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  • Dave Keltner funeral planned Friday Dave Keltner funeral planned Friday

    Former president of Lebanon Rotary
    Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, April 11 at Lebanon's First United Methodist Church for Mr. Dave Keltner, 54, of Lebanon.  President and CEO of LaVergne-based Cerqa Logistics, Mr. Keltner died April 3, 2014.

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  • Wednesday service planned for McCluskey Wednesday service planned for McCluskey

    W.J. "Mac" McCluskey
    Funeral services have been scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9 at the Hermitage Funeral Home, Old Hickory, for Mr. McCluskey, 90.

    Chairman of the Wilson County Emergency Communications District 911 Board for 24 years, and for 31 years a highly-respected member of the Wilson County Commission, Mr. McCluskey died Sunday, April 6, 2014 Summit Hospital in Hermitage.

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  • 'Remember the Boys Who Went Ashore in 1944' 'Remember the Boys Who Went Ashore in 1944'

    This is a memory of the D-Day Invasion, June 6, 1944, told to me by a soldier who was there, Elmer Erskin Marler. He now lives at Elmcroft of Lebanon, and we sat down to reminisce once again. It began with a song I heard on the radio long ago.

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MJPD seeks suspect in wallet theft

An unknown female snatched a wallet off a counter and stored it away in her purse after the victim forgot she left it at the Walmart checkout recently.

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One killed in ultralight aircraft crash in Norene

A man reported to be in his early 60s was killed earlier Saturday when an ultralight aircraft he was piloting crashed in a field in Norene.

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Child ‘stable’ after nearly drowning

A 2-year-old girl was reportedly in stable condition at a Nashville hospital after nearly drowning in a family swimming pool Friday morning.

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24-page ethics complaint filed with DA

The heart of a 24-page ethics complaint sent to the District Attorney General by the Wilson County Commission Ethics Committee on April 3 is the question of residency of individual commissioners when they move.

The issue has been a topic of contention for some commissioners since December, when former County Commissioner Adam Bannach of District 18, resigned his seat due to moving out of his district.

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Tennessee Code Annotated Laws cited in Ethics Complaint

Here are the three laws from the Tennessee Code Annotated, Harold Huber alleges in his 24-page Ethics Complaint that members of the Wilson County Government may have violated.

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Residency issue has long history

While some may think this is a new issue, it is not and its roots go back six years when Commissioner Wendell Marlowe served for nearly seven months after moving out of his district.

According to local media reports in January 2008, Marlowe, who was then commissioner of District 1, did not submit his resignation until November 2007, almost five months after he had moved out of his district.

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Fiddlers Grove Fridays gets under way
Fiddlers Grove Fridays gets under way

Pat Pentecost-Chojnacki worked on cleaning shelves Thursday in the Fiddlers Grove General Store.

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Bombing suspect's trial set for Oct.

A trial date for Richard Parker, the man accused of placing an explosive device which killed his in-laws, Jon and Marion Setzer, this past February, has been set for Tuesday, Oct. 28.

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Director search narrowed to seven

A search is well underway to fill the Wilson County Schools Director position vacated by Dr. Tim Setterlund in January after issues of personal misconduct came to light.

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Bailout hopes dim for shortline rails

District 46 State Rep. Mark Pody, R-Lebanon, doesn’t have much hope for the success of pending legislation to bail out the Nashville & Eastern Railroad Authority.

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Dave Keltner funeral planned Friday
Dave Keltner funeral planned Friday
Dave Keltner
Dave Keltner funeral planned Friday

Former president of Lebanon Rotary
Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, April 11 at Lebanon's First United Methodist Church for Mr. Dave Keltner, 54, of Lebanon.  President and CEO of LaVergne-based Cerqa Logistics, Mr. Keltner died April 3, 2014.

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Wednesday service planned for McCluskey
Wednesday service planned for McCluskey
McCluskey
Wednesday service planned for McCluskey

W.J. "Mac" McCluskey
Funeral services have been scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9 at the Hermitage Funeral Home, Old Hickory, for Mr. McCluskey, 90.

Chairman of the Wilson County Emergency Communications District 911 Board for 24 years, and for 31 years a highly-respected member of the Wilson County Commission, Mr. McCluskey died Sunday, April 6, 2014 Summit Hospital in Hermitage.

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Ballot sees 102 qualify

As of noon, Thursday, 102 individuals had qualified for the Aug. 7 Local General/State Primary Election in Wilson County.

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Individuals who qualified for Aug. 7 Election

Following is a list of the candidates who qualified for the Aug. 7 election.

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28 named Wilson Co. Teacher of Year finalists

Organizers of the annual Wilson County Teacher of the Year program have announced the nominees for the 2014 Wilson County Teacher of the Year.

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